How are HIV and AIDS Transmitted?
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) drugs, commonly known as the "cocktail," can effectively manage HIV and prevent the progression to AIDS. These drugs work by suppressing the replication of the virus and reducing the amount of virus in bodily fluids, which in turn reduces the risk of transmitting the virus to sexual partners or unborn babies.By Team Medicircle
Difference between HIV and AIDS - When to give antiretroviral therapy?
According to the UNAIDS, there are 2.4 million living with HIV in India, and 70,000 of these are children. This means we still have parent-to-child transmission despite medicines. Data for 2022-23 showed 421 pregnant women were positive out of over 15 lakhs tested, indicating a positivity rate of 0.03%. Let’s hear what experts have to say.By Renu Gupta
Secure your family’s healthy future with Star Health Insurance
Healthcare cost is not like before. The cost of healthcare has risen up with the latest advanced treatments. And to meet up this demand, health insurance is very significant. While only 44% of the 1.3 billion people in India have a health insurance policy, a large population has to bear healthcare expenditures from their own pocket.By Renu Gupta